Worldwide Governance Indicators: Rule of
Law Scores for 2007
- The red line measures deviations from
predicted values, which are represented by the
blue line. Ignore the gap between the red and
blue lines and concentrate on how closely the
red line centers toward 0. The closer to 0, the
less the deviation of a country's observed score
on Rule of Law from its predicted score.
- More countries in this region deviated below
their predicted Rule of Law scores than above
them. Iraq, for example, fell -1.48 below its
predicted score of -0.41 for an observed score
- Yemen, on the other hand, had a predicted
score of -1.46 but deviated 0.52 above that for
a predicted score of -0.94.
- The partially obscured numbers for Armenia
are -0.30 for the predicted and -0.21 for the
The PDF country pages display the observed Rule
of Law Scores, predicted scores, and residuals
(deviations from the predictions). Each page
reports country size, wealth, and party data.
Download a 212
page PDF that serves for all countries.